NICK CAPACI is co-founder of the fine art atelier, BLUESTONE EDITIONS, in Orange County, California. The atelier was established to create a space for artists to explore various fine art printmaking processes, book arts and alternative photography mediums. Nick has instructed all forms of fine art printmaking, encaustic painting and book arts at Bluestone Editions, in addition to instructing at universities (Calif State University, Long Beach, where he introduced Monotype as a semester art course), art schools and museums throughout the USA. Nick is a pioneer in the instruction of monotype and water based intaglio (etching) and has instructed numerous art venues within the California correctional facilities (serving as Art Facilitator for both the California Institution for Women, Frontera and the California Rehabilitation Center, Norco), California Youth Authority, and the California Department of Mental Health, Arts in Mental Health.

EDUCATION
BFA California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland. Printmaking and Drawing
MA California State University, Fullerton. Printmaking and Painting

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017   Amazing Steals Auction 2017, Salt Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2017   Laguna Art Museum, California Cool Art Auction 2017, Laguna Beach, CA
2017   Kelsey Michaels Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA - Group Exhibition
2016   Kelsey Michaels Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA - 2 person exhibit: Nick Capaci & Jonde Northcutt
2015   Amazing Steals Auction 2015, Salt Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2015   Kelsey Michaels Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA - 2 person exhibit: Nick Capaci & Jonde Northcutt
2014   Nature's Mirrors, Kelsey Michaels Fine Art, Laguna Beach, in association with the
            Art & Nature event at the Laguna Art museum, Laguna Beach, CA
2013   Group Show, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
2010   The Lucie Foundation: Month of Photography Los Angeles
            GroupSC 2009 - An Intimate View of Southern California: Premiere Digital Installation. Bergamot Station 
            MINARC/Gallery SKART, Santa Monica, CA
2010   Los Angeles Art Show
            The Lucie Foundation: GroupSC 2009 - An Intimate View of Southern California
2009   Ghostwood Gallery, Idyllwild, CA
2009   Idyllwild Arts, Parks Exhibition Center, Faculty Show, Idyllwild, CA
2008   Orange County Museum of Art, Art & Architecture Tour
2008   CC Fine Art, Aliso Viejo, CA
2008   LunaRay, Costa Mesa, CA
2007   LouWe Gallery, South Pasadena, CA
2007   Verve Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005   Mirror Image, ONT Ontario Airport Terminal Ontario, CA
2004   Mirror Image, LAX Los Angeles Airport Terminal, Los Angeles, CA
2003   Up Our Sleeve, The Dublab Covers Project, World Touring
2003   Printmakers, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
2002   Music & Prints, California Rehabilitation Center, Norco, CA
2002   Prints & Ceramics, California Rehabilitation Center, Norco, CA
2001   Showing Our Best, California Institution for Women, Chino, CA
2000   Fourth Quarter, Colburn Schwartz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999-86 The Arts Faculty Exhibition, Todd Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA
1999   Dialogue of Geometric Abstraction, Susan Street Fine Art Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
1998   Camera Obscuras / Photo Intaglios, Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1997   Alternative Perspectives & Dialogues, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1996   Open Book, Calif State Polytechnic University, W.Keith & Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, Pomona, CA
1995   
Fuzzy: Construction of Identity within the Law, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
1995   Intersection: Collaborating Couples, CA Medical Arts Group, Santa Monica, CA
1995   Visual Stories - Nick Capaci & Jonde Northcutt, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
1995   Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts - A Celebration of the Arts, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1994   Urban Dialogue, Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA
1993   From Plate to Paper, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA
1993   Whittier College, Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier, CA
1993   L.A. Biblioteca - A Library of Artist-Made Books, Site Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991   Abstractions, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
1991   Eye/Sounds, California State University, Long Beach, Faculty Exhibition
1991   Correct Art, Palomar College, Boehm Gallery, Palomar, CA
1991   California Artist's Books, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
1991   Icons, Alters and Altered Images, CA State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
1991-86 Orange County Visual Artists Exhibition, Chapman University, Orange, CA
1990   Photo-Printmaking: A Partnership, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
1990   Perimeters: Prints and Poetry, California State University, Northridge, CA
1990   Behind the Cover, University of California, Riverside, University Art Gallery
1990   Dialogue: Prague / Los Angeles, Claremont Graduate School, West Gallery
            Traveling: 1990, Pasadena City College, Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
            Spokane Art School: Center for the Visual Arts, Spokane, WA
1989   Multiples - Inaugural Exhibition, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
1989   Impressions: Six Printmakers, Chaffey College, Wignall Gallery, Rancho Cucamonga,CA
1988   Orange County Printmakers, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
1989   A Southern California Decade: An Exhibition of Contemporary Books, UCLA, University Research Library
            Traveling: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Kennedy Library, Dept. of Special Collections
            University of San Francisco, Gleeson Library, Dept. of Special Collections
            Mills College Library, Dept. of Special Collections
1989   Impressions: Six Printmakers, Chaffey College, Wignall Gallery, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
1988   Orange County Printmakers, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
1986   Images '86, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA
1987   Southern California Prints and Drawings, Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA
1986   Expressions of the Human Figure, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
1986   All California - On A Small Scale, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1986   6th Annual Juried Show, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Costa Mesa,CA
1982   Prints from Orange County Ateliers, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1978   Ink and Clay Show, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
1977-79 World Print Competition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
            Traveling: The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
            Northern Illinois University, IL
            University of Illinois, Krannert Art Museum
            Zarik Galleries, Farmington, CT
            Concord College, Athens, WV
            Community Art Center, Portsmouth, VI
            University of Alabama, Art Center, AL
            Tampa Bay Art Center, Tampa, FL
            State University of New York, New York, NY
            Auburn University, School of Architecture and Fine Arts, Auburn, AL
            Spiva Art Center, Joplin, MI
            University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
            El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
            Centennial Art Center, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
            Anchorage Historical and Fine Art Museum, Anchorage, AK
            Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
1977   Southwest Print and Drawing Exhibition, NM
1977   16th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
1976   White Mountain 4th National Exhibition, White Mountain, AZ
1976   All California Show, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1976   East Bay League of Art, Richmond, CA
1973   All Southern California Show, Barnsdall Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1970   San Francisco Art Institute Centennial, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

JUROR
2017   
The heART of Orange County All Media 2017, Chemers Gallery & Tustin Council for Fine Art, Tustin, CA
1998   Artists Council Members Juried Exhibition, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
1995   Ink & Clay, CA State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Kellogg Univ. Art Gallery,Pomona, CA
1995   Student Exhibition, Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA
20th Century Fox, Los Angeles, CA
Allstate Insurance
Alpha Beta/Skaggs Corporate Offices, Irvine, CA
American Sterling, Irvine, CA
Boeing Corporation, Fullerton, CA
Canon Computer Systems, Costa Mesa, CA
ECT (Everett Charles Technologies), Chino, CA
Family Foundation Facility, Santa Fe Springs, CA
Fluor Daniel (CEO)
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, San Diego, CA
Herbalife, Los Angeles, CA
Home Federal Savings, Los Angeles, CA
HomeBase, Irvine, CA
Hughes Aircraft, Fullerton, CA
Hughes Aircraft, Las Vegas, NV
J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA
Majestic Realty, City of Industry, CA
Minyard Morris, Family Law, Newport Beach, CA
National Bank of Detroit, Detroit, MI
Newmeyer, Landrum & Dillion, Newport Beach, CA
Pacesetter, Phoenix, AZPayden & Rygel, Los Angeles, CA
Professional Hospital Supply, Temecula, CA
Prudential Insurance Co.
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
Robinsons-May Co., San Diego, CA
Sutro Corporation, Woodland Hills, CA
US AIR, San Francisco Airport, San Francisco, CA

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NICK CAPACI is co-founder of the fine art atelier, BLUESTONE EDITIONS, in Orange County, California. The atelier was established to create a space for artists to explore various fine art printmaking processes, book arts and alternative photography mediums. Nick has instructed all forms of fine art printmaking, encaustic painting and book arts at Bluestone Editions, in addition to instructing at universities (Calif State University, Long Beach, where he introduced Monotype as a semester art course), art schools and museums throughout the USA. Nick is a pioneer in the instruction of monotype and water based intaglio (etching) and has instructed numerous art venues within the California correctional facilities (serving as Art Facilitator for both the California Institution for Women, Frontera and the California Rehabilitation Center, Norco), California Youth Authority, and the California Department of Mental Health, Arts in Mental Health.

EDUCATION
BFA California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland. Printmaking and Drawing
MA California State University, Fullerton. Printmaking and Painting

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017   Amazing Steals Auction 2017, Salt Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2017   Laguna Art Museum, California Cool Art Auction 2017, Laguna Beach, CA
2017   Kelsey Michaels Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA - Group Exhibition
2016   Kelsey Michaels Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA - 2 person exhibit: Nick Capaci & Jonde Northcutt
2015   Amazing Steals Auction 2015, Salt Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2015   Kelsey Michaels Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA - 2 person exhibit: Nick Capaci & Jonde Northcutt
2014   Nature's Mirrors, Kelsey Michaels Fine Art, Laguna Beach, in association with the
            Art & Nature event at the Laguna Art museum, Laguna Beach, CA
2013   Group Show, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
2010   The Lucie Foundation: Month of Photography Los Angeles
            GroupSC 2009 - An Intimate View of Southern California: Premiere Digital Installation. Bergamot Station 
            MINARC/Gallery SKART, Santa Monica, CA
2010   Los Angeles Art Show
            The Lucie Foundation: GroupSC 2009 - An Intimate View of Southern California
2009   Ghostwood Gallery, Idyllwild, CA
2009   Idyllwild Arts, Parks Exhibition Center, Faculty Show, Idyllwild, CA
2008   Orange County Museum of Art, Art & Architecture Tour
2008   CC Fine Art, Aliso Viejo, CA
2008   LunaRay, Costa Mesa, CA
2007   LouWe Gallery, South Pasadena, CA
2007   Verve Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005   Mirror Image, ONT Ontario Airport Terminal Ontario, CA
2004   Mirror Image, LAX Los Angeles Airport Terminal, Los Angeles, CA
2003   Up Our Sleeve, The Dublab Covers Project, World Touring
2003   Printmakers, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
2002   Music & Prints, California Rehabilitation Center, Norco, CA
2002   Prints & Ceramics, California Rehabilitation Center, Norco, CA
2001   Showing Our Best, California Institution for Women, Chino, CA
2000   Fourth Quarter, Colburn Schwartz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999-86 The Arts Faculty Exhibition, Todd Exhibition Center, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA
1999   Dialogue of Geometric Abstraction, Susan Street Fine Art Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
1998   Camera Obscuras / Photo Intaglios, Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1997   Alternative Perspectives & Dialogues, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1996   Open Book, Calif State Polytechnic University, W.Keith & Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, Pomona, CA
1995   
Fuzzy: Construction of Identity within the Law, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
1995   Intersection: Collaborating Couples, CA Medical Arts Group, Santa Monica, CA
1995   Visual Stories - Nick Capaci & Jonde Northcutt, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
1995   Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts - A Celebration of the Arts, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1994   Urban Dialogue, Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA
1993   From Plate to Paper, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA
1993   Whittier College, Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier, CA
1993   L.A. Biblioteca - A Library of Artist-Made Books, Site Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991   Abstractions, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
1991   Eye/Sounds, California State University, Long Beach, Faculty Exhibition
1991   Correct Art, Palomar College, Boehm Gallery, Palomar, CA
1991   California Artist's Books, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
1991   Icons, Alters and Altered Images, CA State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
1991-86 Orange County Visual Artists Exhibition, Chapman University, Orange, CA
1990   Photo-Printmaking: A Partnership, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
1990   Perimeters: Prints and Poetry, California State University, Northridge, CA
1990   Behind the Cover, University of California, Riverside, University Art Gallery
1990   Dialogue: Prague / Los Angeles, Claremont Graduate School, West Gallery
            Traveling: 1990, Pasadena City College, Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
            Spokane Art School: Center for the Visual Arts, Spokane, WA
1989   Multiples - Inaugural Exhibition, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
1989   Impressions: Six Printmakers, Chaffey College, Wignall Gallery, Rancho Cucamonga,CA
1988   Orange County Printmakers, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
1989   A Southern California Decade: An Exhibition of Contemporary Books, UCLA, University Research Library
            Traveling: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Kennedy Library, Dept. of Special Collections
            University of San Francisco, Gleeson Library, Dept. of Special Collections
            Mills College Library, Dept. of Special Collections
1989   Impressions: Six Printmakers, Chaffey College, Wignall Gallery, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
1988   Orange County Printmakers, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
1986   Images '86, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA
1987   Southern California Prints and Drawings, Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA
1986   Expressions of the Human Figure, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
1986   All California - On A Small Scale, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1986   6th Annual Juried Show, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Costa Mesa,CA
1982   Prints from Orange County Ateliers, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1978   Ink and Clay Show, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
1977-79 World Print Competition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
            Traveling: The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
            Northern Illinois University, IL
            University of Illinois, Krannert Art Museum
            Zarik Galleries, Farmington, CT
            Concord College, Athens, WV
            Community Art Center, Portsmouth, VI
            University of Alabama, Art Center, AL
            Tampa Bay Art Center, Tampa, FL
            State University of New York, New York, NY
            Auburn University, School of Architecture and Fine Arts, Auburn, AL
            Spiva Art Center, Joplin, MI
            University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
            El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
            Centennial Art Center, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
            Anchorage Historical and Fine Art Museum, Anchorage, AK
            Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
1977   Southwest Print and Drawing Exhibition, NM
1977   16th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
1976   White Mountain 4th National Exhibition, White Mountain, AZ
1976   All California Show, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1976   East Bay League of Art, Richmond, CA
1973   All Southern California Show, Barnsdall Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1970   San Francisco Art Institute Centennial, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

JUROR
2017   
The heART of Orange County All Media 2017, Chemers Gallery & Tustin Council for Fine Art, Tustin, CA
1998   Artists Council Members Juried Exhibition, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
1995   Ink & Clay, CA State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Kellogg Univ. Art Gallery,Pomona, CA
1995   Student Exhibition, Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA
20th Century Fox, Los Angeles, CA
Allstate Insurance
Alpha Beta/Skaggs Corporate Offices, Irvine, CA
American Sterling, Irvine, CA
Boeing Corporation, Fullerton, CA
Canon Computer Systems, Costa Mesa, CA
ECT (Everett Charles Technologies), Chino, CA
Family Foundation Facility, Santa Fe Springs, CA
Fluor Daniel (CEO)
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, San Diego, CA
Herbalife, Los Angeles, CA
Home Federal Savings, Los Angeles, CA
HomeBase, Irvine, CA
Hughes Aircraft, Fullerton, CA
Hughes Aircraft, Las Vegas, NV
J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA
Majestic Realty, City of Industry, CA
Minyard Morris, Family Law, Newport Beach, CA
National Bank of Detroit, Detroit, MI
Newmeyer, Landrum & Dillion, Newport Beach, CA
Pacesetter, Phoenix, AZPayden & Rygel, Los Angeles, CA
Professional Hospital Supply, Temecula, CA
Prudential Insurance Co.
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
Robinsons-May Co., San Diego, CA
Sutro Corporation, Woodland Hills, CA
US AIR, San Francisco Airport, San Francisco, CA

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